1997 Economic Census:
Retail Trade
Northampton County, PA


These data are from the 1997 and 2002 Economic Censuses.
For more recent data, see the current Industry Statistics Sampler.
 
Retail Trade by Subsector
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
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NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
  44-45 Retail trade 832 1,831,841 168,093 10,051
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 109 538,107 39,637 1,465
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 37 D D (100-249)
443 Electronics & appliance stores 25 13,306 1,593 102
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 69 156,421 17,050 754
445 Food & beverage stores 126 418,025 40,081 2,548
446 Health & personal care stores 76 119,254 15,099 855
447 Gasoline stations 99 149,063 7,653 626
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 96 49,224 6,359 616
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 44 21,365 2,315 182
452 General merchandise stores 21 D D (1000-2499)
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 88 D D (250-499)
454 Nonstore retailers 42 119,543 12,519 643

 

 

Retail Trade by Industry
Introductory text includes scope and methodology. Table includes only establishments with payroll. Nonemployers are shown separately. For descriptions of column headings and rows (industries), click on the appropriate underlined element in the table.
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
44-45 Retail trade 832 1,831,841 168,093 10,051
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
441 Motor vehicle & parts dealers 109 538,107 39,637 1,465
4411 Automobile dealers 48 471,210 30,100 1,012
44111 New car dealers 26 445,308 28,495 940
44112 Used car dealers 22 25,902 1,605 72
4412 Other motor vehicle dealers 12 23,568 1,891 84
44121 Recreational vehicle dealers 4 D D (20-99)
44122 Motorcycle, boat, & other motor vehicle dealers 8 D D (20-99)
441221 Motorcycle dealers 4 D D (1-19)
441229 All other motor vehicle dealers 3 D D (1-19)
4413 Automotive parts, accessories, & tire stores 49 43,329 7,646 369
44131 Automotive parts & accessories stores 32 D D (100-249)
44132 Tire dealers 17 D D (100-249)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
442 Furniture & home furnishings stores 37 D D (100-249)
4421 Furniture stores 18 20,053 3,098 117
4422 Home furnishings stores 19 D D (20-99)
44221 Floor covering stores 9 D D (20-99)
44229 Other home furnishings stores 10 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
443 Electronics & appliance stores 25 13,306 1,593 102
44311 Appliance, television, & other electronics stores 18 D D (20-99)
443111 Household appliance stores 8 4,311 449 33
443112 Radio, television, & other electronics stores 10 D D (20-99)
44312 Computer & software stores 4 D D (1-19)
44313 Camera & photographic supplies stores 3 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
444 Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers 69 156,421 17,050 754
4441 Building material & supplies dealers 54 139,569 15,156 640
44411 Home centers 1 D D (100-249)
44412 Paint & wallpaper stores 8 3,590 450 21
44413 Hardware stores 13 D D (100-249)
44419 Other building material dealers 32 85,169 9,757 337
4442 Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores 15 16,852 1,894 114
44421 Outdoor power equipment stores 5 D D (20-99)
44422 Nursery & garden centers 10 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
445 Food & beverage stores 126 418,025 40,081 2,548
4451 Grocery stores 82 380,622 36,911 2,372
44511 Supermarkets & other grocery (except convenience) stores 51 356,221 34,294 2,108
44512 Convenience stores 31 24,401 2,617 264
4452 Specialty food stores 15 4,525 552 52
4453 Beer, wine, & liquor stores 29 32,878 2,618 124
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
446 Health & personal care stores 76 119,254 15,099 855
44611 Pharmacies & drug stores 53 D D (500-999)
4461101 Pharmacies & drug stores 50 D D (500-999)
4461102 Proprietary stores 3 D D (1-19)
44612 Cosmetics, beauty supplies, & perfume stores 3 D D (1-19)
44613 Optical goods stores 9 D D (20-99)
44619 Other health & personal care stores 11 D D (20-99)
446191 Food (health) supplement stores 4 D D (1-19)
446199 All other health & personal care stores 7 4,975 1,056 35
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
447 Gasoline stations 99 149,063 7,653 626
44711 Gasoline stations with convenience stores 58 114,519 5,022 447
44719 Other gasoline stations 41 34,544 2,631 179
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
448 Clothing & clothing accessories stores 96 49,224 6,359 616
4481 Clothing stores 42 D D (250-499)
44812 Women's clothing stores 23 D D (100-249)
44819 Other clothing stores 3 D D (20-99)
4482 Shoe stores 26 D D (20-99)
4482103 Children's & juveniles' shoe stores 2 D D (1-19)
4482104 Family shoe stores 20 D D (20-99)
4482105 Athletic footwear stores 4 2,544 310 20
4483 Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores 28 D D (100-249)
44831 Jewelry stores 26 13,798 2,110 181
44832 Luggage & leather goods stores 2 D D (1-19)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
451 Sporting goods, hobby, book, & music stores 44 21,365 2,315 182
4511 Sporting goods, hobby, & musical instrument stores 30 D D (100-249)
45112 Hobby, toy, & game stores 11 D D (20-99)
45114 Musical instrument & supplies stores 2 D D (1-19)
4512 Book, periodical, & music stores 14 D D (20-99)
45121 Book stores & news dealers 8 D D (20-99)
4512111 Book stores, general 4 D D (20-99)
451212 News dealers & newsstands 3 D D (1-19)
45122 Prerecorded tape, compact disc, & record stores 6 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
452 General merchandise stores 21 D D (1000-2499)
4521 Department stores (excl leased depts) 8 D D (1000-2499)
45210009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 8 D N N
45211009 Department stores (incl leased depts) ## 8 D N N
4521101 Conventional department stores (excl leased depts) 2 D D (250-499)
4521102 Discount or mass merchandising dept stores (excl leased depts) 6 D D (1000-2499)
45299 All other general merchandise stores 12 D D (100-249)
4529901 Variety stores 10 D D (20-99)
4529902 Catalog showrooms 1 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
453 Miscellaneous store retailers 88 D D (250-499)
4531 Florists 29 5,956 1,236 114
4532 Office supplies, stationery, & gift stores 28 10,751 1,736 172
4532101 Stationery stores 2 D D (1-19)
45322 Gift, novelty, & souvenir stores 25 10,305 1,670 160
4533 Used merchandise stores 7 4,311 719 69
4539 Other miscellaneous store retailers 24 D D (100-249)
45391 Pet & pet supplies stores 10 D D (20-99)
45399 All other miscellaneous store retailers 8 D D (20-99)
NAICS
code
Description Estab-
lish-
ments
Sales
($1,000)
Annual
payroll
($1,000)
Paid
employees
454 Nonstore retailers 42 119,543 12,519 643
4541 Electronic shopping & mail-order houses 7 D D (100-249)
4542 Vending machine operators 5 D D (100-249)
4543 Direct selling establishments 30 D D (250-499)
45431 Fuel dealers 25 74,080 7,248 253
454311 Heating oil dealers 22 D D (100-249)
454312 Liquefied petroleum gas (bottled gas) dealers 2 D D (20-99)
454319 Other fuel dealers 1 D D (1-19)
D = Withheld to avoid disclosure; N = Not available

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Source: 1997 Economic Census

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